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Q: Origins of Speedmaster design

  1. Risto

    Risto Aug 16, 2019

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    Recently a friend asked me about the origins of the Speedmaster design - the case, the bezel, the dial.
    I gave him an answer that the case was made by Huguenin Freres, but I'm not really 100% sure.
    The same goes for the bezel.
    The dial was made by Singer afaik.

    Also, Rodania Geometer had similar dial layout as Speedmaster, it lacked the bezel though.

    I tried to research this topic, but couldn't find anything from this forum and neither Google gave me anything.

    I'd appreciate if more knowledgeable members would give some feedback in this matter.
     
  2. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Aug 16, 2019

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    I just sent an email asking one of my mates who is a Speedmaster afishionado, "who is responsible for the design of the Speedmaster?".

    His one word reply was:

    "God".
     
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